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botanical name:
Crocus corsicus
Crocus corsicus © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.10m
width: 0.04m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Rare, late spring flowering species. Pale cream petals, feathered purple, lilac inside with orange styles. Scented.


cultivation:
Full sun and gritty poor to moderately fertile, well drained soil.

other notes:
Native to the island of Corsica.

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